Category: Sports

CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE FIRST EVER GIRLS BOARDING SCHOOL IN CHIEF TEMBWE, CHAMA DISTRICT, REACHES ADVANCED STAGE

By White Luhanga The Construction works of St Mary Anglican Girls Secondary Boarding School by Anglican Church in Chief Tembwe, Chama District of Eastern province, have advanced. Anglican Children’s Programme Project (ACPP) Director Father Jack Jones Katete says already a 1×4 classroom block and some offices for the administrators have been constructed at the school. Father Katete says so far works have reached above ninety percent (90%) completion and are ready to be used by the Ministry of Education (MoE) in partnership with the Anglican Church. Fr. Katete says the school will have hostels accommodating 1000 pupils with toilets for...

Chifunabuli District Strengthens Fight Against Fall Army Worms

Chifunabuli District Strengthens Fight Against Fall Army Worms

By Ceasar Mbewe In an effort to safeguard the agricultural landscape in Chifunabuli district, under the Ministry of Agriculture in Luapula province, officials have intensified fall army worm training for both officers and farmers. Speaking exclusively to NAIS, Chifunabuli Senior Agriculture Officer, Mr. Greenford Musonda, highlighted the training’s focus on crucial aspects such as identifying the larvae, proper handling of chemicals, and overall preparedness. “We are here to emphasize the importance of this training because army worms pose a serious threat to food security,” stressed the Senior Agriculture Officer. Ms Chimanda Prudence, one of the officers in attendance, deemed the...

AIRTEL INJECTS K1MILLION TOWARDS CHOLERA FIGHT

    AIRTEL INJECTS K1MILLION TOWARDS CHOLERA FIGHT As part of it’s Corporate Social Responsibility, Airtel Networks Zambia has donated K1 million to the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) through the Ministry of Health in the fight against Cholera. Speaking on behalf of Airtel Interim Managing Director, Hussam Baday, at the National Cholera Treatment Center at Heroes stadium in Lusaka, company’s human resource director, Bwembya Chikonde expressed concern and sadness at the emergence of Cholera and the loss of lives. Chikonde said her company was joining in the fight against the epidemic that has broken out in some parts...

PIONEER INFLUENCE FOUNDER Kasote Singogo  PRAYS FOR HH …Saturday, 13th January, 2024

PIONEER INFLUENCE FOUNDER Kasote Singogo  PRAYS FOR HH …Saturday, 13th January, 2024 FOLKS, THIS IS A PRAYER FOR THE PRESIDENT OF ZAMBIA Our good, gracious, and sovereign God, I pray for the the President of ZAMBIA, Hakainde Hichilema. Grant him wisdom, courage, and integrity as a man and as a leader. Keep him faithful, kind, and loving as a husband and father. Give him a heart for the poor, concern for the powerless, and compassion for the weak. Put before him the best information and the most intelligent counselors so he can make good decisions about economic policy and judicial...

Schools must be places of safety away from homes – MoE PS-TS Joel Kamoko

Schools must be places of safety away from homes – MoE PS-TS Joel Kamoko By Derrick Sinjela MINISTRY of Education (MoE) Permanent Secretary (PS) for Technical Services, Joel Kamoko, says schools must be places of safety away from homes to ensure that the development of learners is holistic. Mr Kamoko said the United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance New Dawn Administration is determined more than ever before to curtail School Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) in society with the requisite agency and corresponding commitment from the highest level of government. Kamoko reiterated Government’s Zero tolerance to SRGBV and will...

David ‘Sniper’ Mwale Wins ABU Vacant Bantamweight Belt

By Ashton Kelly Bunda The suspense is over, the long awaited fight as to who finally occupies the African Boxing Union (ABU) vacant bantamweight belt came in to being on Saturday, 16th December 2023 when Zambian pugilist David ‘Sniper’ Mwale defeat Innocent ‘Tycoon Matengu of South Africa through an unanimous point decision following a 12 rounds boxing match at Lusaka’s New Government Complex. The Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotion organized tournament saw Mwale crowned as new ABU bantamweight champion despite being slightly shorter than his opponent, unleashed a spectacular flurry of punches in the 5th Round aiming for a straight knock...

CPCR’s Dr. Cosmas Zyambo unveils a ‘PIONEERING Study’ on the Public Health impacts of the Harmful Consumption of illicit Alcohol in Zambia

…’Low-cost, high-ABV illicit spirits pose the highest risks to the health and safety of Zambian society’. By Derrick Sinjela On Wednesday, 29th November, 2023, the Centre for Primary Care Research (CPCR) released the results of the first study on the public health impact of the consumption of illicit alcohol in Zambia at a special event held on the sidelines of the Conference for Public Health in Africa (CPHIA). Representing CPCR, Dr. Cosmas Zyambo, a senior lecturer at the School of Public Health and presenting said the groundbreaking study provides appropriate data that has long been missing from policy and programmatic...

Illicit Alcohol_Fact Sheet FINAL_28.11.23 Print (1)-1 Zambia

  Illicit   ……   Zambia’s ‘Kachasu’ illicit alcohol brew time-bomb worries CPCR’s Prof. Fastone Matthew Goma …as Gary Chilala Nkombo backs an alcohol-free Zambia By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda A Study on the Public Health Impact of the consumption of illicit alcohol in Zambia by the Centre for Primary Care Research (CPCR) laments that seventy-one percent (71%) of all alcohol consumed is illicit. Nostalgic, CPCR Director Professor Fastone Matthew Goma recollected that a nagging alcoholism had in the past compelled former First Republican President, the late Dr. Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda to contemplate resigning as Head of State....

Addressing Fuel and Nshima Cost, Promoting Transparent Politics in Zambia key to building a functioning Zambia, Brian Mundubile dares HSH7

Addressing Fuel and Nshima Cost, Promoting Transparent Politics in Zambia key to building a functioning Zambia, Brian Mundubile dares HH as George Kangwa Chisanga listen By Derrick Sinjela Patriotic Front (PF) Chilubi Member of Parliament (MP) Mulenga Fube reiterated that ‘Fuel Costs’ play a significant role in determining the quality of daily lives of all Zambian citizens. The Registrar of Societies is a Department under the Ministry of Home Affairs and exists under the Societies Act Chapter 119 of the Laws of Zambia formerly established as an Ordinance Act of 1957. “The cost of everything from transportation to household expenses...

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